MS HB481 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Create The Consumer Arrest Record Equity (care) Act, Which Provides A Mechanism For A Person To Have His Or Her Arrest Record Sealed Under Certain Circumstances If A Conviction Did Not Occur As A Result Of The Arrest; To Provide Certain Definitions; To Provide That If A Person Has Been Arrested And The Arrest Did Not Result In A Conviction, Then A Person May Petition The Court To Have His Or Her Arrest And Related Records Sealed; To Provide That A Petition May Be Filed When An Arrest Is Made But No Charges Were Ever Filed Against The Person Who Was Arrested, Charges Were Filed But A Person Was Acquitted At A Jury Or Court Trial, Charges Were Filed But No Conviction Occurred Because The Charges Were Later Dismissed Or A Person Was Convicted Of A Crime But That Conviction Was Later Reversed Or Vacated On Appeal; To Provide The Eligibility Requirements For Filing A Petition; To Provide The Mechanism To File A Petition To Seal An Arrest; To Provide Certain Circumstances When An Arrest Must Be Disclosed; To Provide That Once The Court Grants A Petition To Have An Arrest Record Sealed, The Mississippi Justice Information Center Shall Take Certain Actions To Prevent The Disclosure Of The Arrest; To Provide That If A Person Who Is Arrested And Completes A Diversion Program, Then Such Person May Petition To Have His Or Her Arrest Record Sealed; To Provide That If A Person Is Diverted To A Drug Court Program Then Such Person May Petition The Court To Have His Or Her Arrest Record Sealed; To Amend Sections 9-23-23, 45-27-12, 45-27-21, 99-15-26, 99-15-59 And 99-15-123, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Sections; And For Related Purposes.

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Consumer Arrest Record Equity (CARE) Act; create.



2019-02-05HouseDied In Committee
2019-01-15HouseReferred To Judiciary B

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